We are all going berserk about the plague of plastic, with the downside of this useful material becoming plainly obvious on land and sea. The Indian government has even banned single-use plastics aboard any ship calling at their ports, possibly on the grounds that it is possible to enforce the ban on a few sailors, where ..
Global innovation in technology is occurring rapidly and there are certainly developments within that have benefited marine engines and propulsions systems. Improving efficiency for the sake of cost and power for the sake of performance are important focuses. Yet, in this modern climate, meeting standards for carbon ..
This week on BairdMaritime.com all sections of the site are devoted to marine engines and propulsion systems, from outboard motors to the engines driving the biggest ships in the world. Join us as we visit all four corners of the globe to bring you the latest news, vessel reviews, features and opinion pieces covering the ..
As technology improves the efficiency and catching power of commercial fishing vessels, the results can affect fish stocks. To maintain a reasonable distribution of the total allowable catch (TAC) national regulators have tried a number of different approaches. When licensing designed to limit the fleet size was introduced ..
Some days just seem to be better than others, and today is one of them. My normal morning sources of shipping news were just full of glad tidings, and it set me up nicely for the day ahead. The reason for my good humour was the sheer volume of encouraging news for the salvage industry. It all started with the story of a ..
Old fishermen, in these times of glass and metal boats, love to go on about the fine wooden boats on which we spent our youth. Each year a few more are converted to pleasure boats or found neglected and sunken at the dock. When that happens, a plea goes out to the maritime museum to intervene and rescue the derelict. In my ..
Jiangsu Hantong Ship Heavy Industry has delivered a newbuild 38,000DWT oil/chemical tanker to Germany’s Carl Büttner. CB Adriatic is the first vessel in a series ..
DOF Subsea has been awarded multiple contract awards from undisclosed clients in Trinidad and the US Gulf of Mexico. Skandi Neptune has been awarded a three-year frame ..